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Orebolo feat. Rick Mitarotonda, Peter Anspach, & Jeff Arevalo of Goose – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Showtime: 7:00 PM Orebolo, an acoustic trio featuring Rick Mitarotonda (vocals, guitar), Peter Anspach (vocals, guitar), and Jeff Arevalo (upright bass). The band, comprised of members of the emergent Connecticut rock group Goose. The project has built a faithful following nationwide, specifically after a series of virtual festival appearances in 2020, and […]

$44.50 – $84.50

Orebolo feat. Rick Mitarotonda, Peter Anspach, & Jeff Arevalo of Goose

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Showtime: 7:00 PM Orebolo, an acoustic trio featuring Rick Mitarotonda (vocals, guitar), Peter Anspach (vocals, guitar), and Jeff Arevalo (upright bass). The band, comprised of members of the emergent Connecticut rock group Goose. The project has built a faithful following nationwide, specifically after a series of virtual festival appearances in 2020, and an acclaimed performance at Lockn’ Presents FRED The […]

$44.50 – $84.50

Food and Country: A Film Screening and Q+A with Ruth Reichl

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doortime: 6:00 PM Showtime: 7:00 PM Supported by: About the film: In this documentary film, trailblazing food writer Ruth Reichl worries about the fate of small farmers, ranchers, and chefs as they wrestle with both immediate and systemic challenges. As the pandemic takes hold, she reaches across political and social divides to discover innovators who […]

$20 – $85

Mary Chapin Carpenter with special guest Emily Barker

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM With hits like “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” Mary Chapin Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards (with 16 nominations), two CMA awards, two Academy of Country Music awards and is one of only fifteen female members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Over the course of […]

$48 – $63

Marc Cohn + Shawn Colvin

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Marc Cohn After winning a Grammy for his soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer-songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. Rooted in the rich ground of American rhythm […]

$40 – $53

Graham Nash: Sixty Years of Songs and Stories – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Legendary artist Graham Nash, as a founding member of both the Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash, is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. He has seen rock history unfold at some of its seminal moments – from the launch of the British Invasion to the […]

$50 – $68

Go West (1925)

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door time: 7:00 PM Show time: 7:30 PM Silent Film Series 2023 Featuring the Mont Alto Orchestra A 100 year tradition, the beloved Chautauqua Silent Film Series continues with Go West, the great “stone face” comic actor Buster Keaton decides to travel west and try his hand at ranch work. Many comic mishaps later, and […]

$15

Joshua Bell + Mussorgsky’s Pictures

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Joshua Bell, violin In his first appearances as 2023 artist-in-residence, the one and only Joshua Bell performs Bruch’s Violin Concerto. The great 19th century violinist Joseph Joachim, to whom the composer dedicated this masterpiece, considered this concerto to be “the richest, most seductive” of all […]

$18 – $80

Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf + Goodnight Moon

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 10:00 AM Concert: 10:30 AM Artists: Kalena Bovell, conductor Jennifer Bird-Arvidsson, soprano Janae Burris, narrator What do you get when you mix a boy, a duck, a cat, a wolf — and an orchestra? You get Peter and the Wolf, Prokofiev’s beloved symphonic fairytale that uses the playful story of a wolf on the […]

$10

Indigo Girls (with Full Band) – SOLD OUT!

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Indigo Girls have partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 per ticket goes to supporting Honor The Earth and their work to create awareness and support for Native environmental issues and develop needed financial and political resources for the survival of sustainable Native communities. Released in 1989, Indigo Girls' eponymous major label […]

$61 – $121

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 & Symphony No. 3

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Nicolai Lugansky, piano   Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto is famous for being one of the most fiendishly difficult pieces ever composed for the instrument. Pianist Nicolai Lugansky, one of the preeminent Rachmaninoff interpreters of our time, performs here as part of his global tour celebrating […]

$18 – $75

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 & Symphony No. 3

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Nicolai Lugansky, piano   Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto is famous for being one of the most fiendishly difficult pieces ever composed for the instrument. Pianist Nicolai Lugansky, one of the preeminent Rachmaninoff interpreters of our time, performs here as part of his global tour celebrating […]

$18 – $75

Los Lobos + Ozomatli

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

125 Birthday Bash Concert Doors: 6:00 PM Showtime: 7:00 PM Los Lobos David Hidalgo (vocals, guitars) - Louie Pérez, Jr. (vocals, guitars) - Cesar Rosas (vocals, guitars, bass, Hammond B3 organ) - Conrad Lozano (vocals, bass) - Steve Berlin (saxes, midisax, keyboards) For all the trailblazing musical acts who've emerged from Los Angeles, very few […]

$50 – $55

Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4 & Symphonic Dances

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Nicolai Lugansky, piano In our second program celebrating the music Rachmaninoff wrote while living in America, the Orchestra performs his final composition: Symphonic Dances, a three-movement suite featuring a frantic dance, a restless waltz, and a final flourish of triumph. Lauded Rachmaninoff interpreter Nicolai Lugansky […]

$18 – $75

JACK Quartet: New York Stories

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists: The 2023 Robert Mann Chamber Series opens with the esteemed JACK Quartet. Hailed by The New York Times as “our leading new-music foursome,” the JACK Quartet maintains an unwavering commitment to giving voice to underheard composers. In the quartet’s New York Stories program, “Two masters of New York's […]

$18 – $65

The Gold Rush (1925)

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door time: 7:00 PM Show time: 7:30 PM Silent Film Series 2023 Featuring live piano accompaniment by Hank Troy Charlie Chaplin as “The Little Tramp” goes to the Klondike to seek his fortune. A 100 year tradition, the beloved Chautauqua Silent Film Series continues with The Gold Rush, the film features the memorable “dinner roll […]

$15

John Corigliano: Living Legend

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano Timothy McAllister, saxophone John Corigliano, composer The Festival is honored to welcome none other than Pulitzer Prize-winning John Corigliano as 2023 composer-in-residence. Conducted by Music Director Peter Oundjian, this retrospective program examines three stages of Corigliano’s vast career, beginning with his pastoral […]

$18 – $75

JFK: The Last Speech – World Premiere

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano  Eric Owens, narrator Adolphus Hailstork, composer   “Our national strength matters,” said President John F. Kennedy, “but the spirit which informs and controls our strength matters just as much.” This line and others appear in the libretto of the world premiere symphony, JFK: […]

$18 – $75

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Many veteran bands trade on nostalgia, on replication of past glories, and on recycled emotions from younger, more carefree days. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band trades on a mix of reimagined classics and compelling newer works. The group formed in 1966 as a Long Beach, California jug band, scored […]

$48 – $58

Clash of the Wolves (1925)

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door time: 7:00 PM Show time: 7:30 PM Silent Film Series 2023 Featuring live piano accompaniment by Hank Troy A 100 year tradition, the beloved Chautauqua Silent Film Series continues with Clash of the Wolves, a perennial favorite for Chautauqua audiences. This exciting adventure film stars the original “wonder dog” Rin-Tin-Tin. It’s a love story, […]

$15

Michael Christie Conducts Tchaikovsky 4

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists: Michael Christie, conductor and Music Director Emeritus Michelle Cann, piano “Fate, that fatal force” is the driving theme of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, with one of the most brilliant and virtuosic finales in all of music; Music Director Emeritus Michael Christie returns to conduct this mighty symphony. 2022 Sphinx Medal […]

$18 – $75

Michael Christie Conducts Tchaikovsky 4

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Michael Christie, conductor and Music Director Emeritus Michelle Cann, piano   “Fate, that fatal force” is the driving theme of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, with one of the most brilliant and virtuosic finales in all of music; Music Director Emeritus Michael Christie returns to conduct this mighty symphony. 2022 Sphinx […]

$18 – $75

The Wood Brothers with special guest Ida Mae

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM The Wood Brothers have learned to trust their hearts. For the better part of two decades, they've cemented their reputation as freethinking songwriters, road warriors, and community builders, creating a catalog of diverse music and a loyal audience who've grown alongside them through the years. That evolution continues with […]

$43 – $53

All Mozart: “Linz” & Violin Concerto No. 3

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: François López-Ferrer, conductor Grace Park, violin   This concert was created with Mozart fans in mind! Guest conductor François López-Ferrer begins with the delightful overture to Mozart’s tongue-in-cheek opera Impresario, followed by his ornate and impressive Third Violin Concerto, performed here by the “fresh, different and exhilarating” (San […]

$18 – $75

Brahms, Britten & Poulenc

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists:  Members of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra The Robert Mann Chamber Music Series continues by highlighting musicians from the Festival’s own ranks. Britten’s Phantasy Quartet begins with a march and proceeds with lively pastoral charm. Poulenc is a composer known for his aesthetic of irrepressible good humor; he […]

$18 – $65

It (1927)

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door time: 7:00 PM Show time: 7:30 PM Silent Film Series 2023 Featuring live piano accompaniment by Hank Troy A 100 year tradition, the beloved Chautauqua Silent Film Series continues with It, the film that made the lovable Clara Bow the “It Girl” of the 1920s. Clara plays a young girl working her way up […]

$15

Brahms 2 + Shostakovich

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists: Eun Sun Kim, conductor Johannes Moser, cello   Despite the distant threat of rain – “the necessary shadow,” as the composer called it – Brahms’ Second Symphony is a sunny and idyllic work beloved for its rambunctious joy and its balance with that hint of cloud. Eun Sun […]

$18 – $75

Brahms 2 + Shostakovich

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Eun Sun Kim, conductor Johannes Moser, cello   Despite the distant threat of rain – “the necessary shadow,” as the composer called it – Brahms’ Second Symphony is a sunny and idyllic work beloved for its rambunctious joy and its balance with that hint of cloud. Eun Sun […]

$18 – $75

Ira Glass – Seven Things I’ve Learned

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Presented by: With support from Orthopedic & Spine Center of the Rockies Doors: 7:00 PM Showtime: 8:00 PM Ira Glass is the host and creator of This American Life, heard by more than 5 million listeners each week on more than 500 public radio stations and via podcast. After starting his career as an intern […]

$50 – $70

Schumann’s Piano Concerto

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Hannu Lintu, conductor Lise de la Salle, piano Internationally renowned guest conductor Hannu Lintu joins the Festival for a program beginning with the “concerto for birds and orchestra” Cantus Arcticus by Lintu’s countryman, Finland’s Einojuhani Rautavaara. One of Schumann’s most enduring works is his Piano Concerto, which creates […]

$18 – $75

Mat Kearney with Marc Scibilia – The Acoustic Trio Tour

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Nashville-based, Oregon-born Mat Kearney is back with his new studio album January Flower. Written between an isolated retreat in Joshua Tree and his home studio, January Flower sees Kearney in his rawest form, distilling the songwriting process and rediscovering the joy of making music. Over his career, Kearney has […]

$40 – $50

Beethoven, Debussy & Dvorák

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists:  Colorado Music Festival Orchestra Members   The final concert of the 2023 Robert Mann Chamber Music Series highlights the Festival’s own musicians. Though it was composed on the early side of his career, Beethoven’s energetic String Trio in C Minor gives a decisive glimpse into the intensity of […]

$18 – $65

Joshua Bell + Debussy’s La Mer

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 7:00 PM Concert: 7:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Joshua Bell, violin  In the first evening of a two-part preview performance, 2023 Artist-in-Residence Joshua Bell performs selections from Elements, an unparalleled work for violin and orchestra in five movements, each written by a different acclaimed composer. In this concert, Bell performs the first three […]

$18 – $80

Andrew Bird with special guest Uwade

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter who picked up his first violin at the age of four and spent his formative years soaking up classical repertoire completely by ear. Since beginning his recording career in 1997, Bird has released 17 albums and performed […]

$44 – $89

Andrew Bird with special guest Uwade

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Andrew Bird is an internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, whistler, and songwriter who picked up his first violin at the age of four and spent his formative years soaking up classical repertoire completely by ear. Since beginning his recording career in 1997, Bird has released 17 albums and performed […]

$44 – $89

Joshua Bell + Mahler 1

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:00 PM Concert: 6:30 PM Artists: Peter Oundjian, conductor Joshua Bell, violin Music Director Peter Oundjian and the Festival are pulling out all the stops for an unforgettable season finale. In the second evening of a two-part preview performance, 2023 Artist-in-Residence Joshua Bell performs selections from Elements, an unparalleled work for violin and orchestra […]

$18 – $80

Amos Lee “My Ideal (A Tribute to Chet Baker Sings)”

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

The My Ideal Tour / A Tribute to Chet Baker Sings Live Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM With one foot in the real world and the other in a charmed dimension of his own making, Amos Lee creates the rare kind of music that’s emotionally raw yet touched with a certain magical quality. On […]

$58 – $103

Gipsy Kings Feat. Nicolas Reyes with Al Olender

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Autographed Memoir Bundle Available! One Premium Reserved ticket to see Gipsy Kings ft. Nicolas Reyes live One copy of the new memoir, 'Becoming A King', autographed by Nicolas Reyes, mailed directly to you by the end of the year. In 'Becoming A King', international music great Nicolas Reyes shares […]

$65.50 – $124.50

Leo Kottke + Julian Lage

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Leo Kottke Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke was born in Athens, Georgia, but left town after a year and a half. Raised in 12 different states, he absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age […]

$38 – $48

The Wallflowers

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Rock ‘n’ roll is often hard to define, or even to find, in these fractured musical times. But to paraphrase an old saying, you know it when you hear it. And you always hear it with the Wallflowers. For the past 30 years, the Jakob Dylan-led act has stood […]

$43 – $53

Who She Is

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door time: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Presented in partnership with: Say my name and I will live forever....Sheila. Lela. Jocelyn. Abbi. These are the women hidden within the statistics of the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) epidemic in the U.S. Meet them. See them. Say their names. They are “Who She Is”.By bringing […]

$15

Spaced Out 2: Explore the Cosmos

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 2:00 PMShowtime: 3:00 PM Presented by KUNC and Fiske Planetarium: Join us at the Chautauqua Auditorium on August 27th for Spaced Out 2: Explore The Cosmos, an exciting event for space and astronomy enthusiasts of all ages! Featuring multiple speakers from SWRI, NIST, and Ball Aerospace, interactive exhibits, and engaging activities. This family-friendly […]

$19.50 – $29.50

Watchhouse (formerly Mandolin Orange) with Bella White

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Over a year after Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz of Watchhouse (formerly known as Mandolin Orange) reintroduced themselves on their 2021 self-titled LP, the pair shared a special surprise release: Watchhouse (Duo), a self-produced recording of Marlin and Frantz performing the most elemental possible arrangements of all nine songs […]

$48 – $58

Rising Appalachia

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door Time: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM As world travelers for nearly two decades, Rising Appalachia have merged multiple global music influences with their own southern roots to create the inviting new folk album, Leylines. Remarkably the band has built its legion of listeners independently -- a self-made success story that has led to major […]

$33 – $43

Herbie Hancock

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. In addition to being recognized as a legendary pianist and composer, Herbie Hancock has been an integral part of every popular music […]

$60 – $128

Peak To Purpose

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doortime: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Presented by Backpacker's Pantry and KUNC:     Join us at the Chautauqua Auditorium on September 15th for an inspiring evening celebrating the accomplishments and activism of famous outdoor athletes and climate champions. Hear from some of the most influential and inspiring athletes in the outdoor world as they […]

$16.50 – $27.50

Boulder Ballet Presents Connection

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Door time: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Presented in partnership with: We'll open our season with a special program that celebrates connection. Personal connections are a fundamental human desire that can empower us to exceed expectations. Every work in this program amplifies that spirit, allowing both artists and patrons to enjoy a truly meaningful experience […]

$25 – $62.50

The SteelDrivers with special guest Troubadour Blue

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM What began as a casual jam session over a decade ago has become one of today’s leaders in the Americana/Bluegrass music world. The venerable Rounder Records immediately signed the band and released their eponymous debut in 2008 that scored their first GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Performance by a […]

$38 – $48

Tig Notaro

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Tig Notaro is an Emmy and Grammy nominated stand-up comedian, writer, radio contributor, and actor as well as a favorite on numerous talk shows, including “Ellen,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” and “Conan.” Rolling Stone named her one of the "50 best stand-up comics of all time." Notaro […]

$40.50 – $50.50

Snarky Puppy

Chautauqua Auditorium 198 Morning Glory Drive, Boulder, CO, United States

Doors: 6:30 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM After over a decade of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred quasi-collective suddenly found itself held up by the press and public as one of the major figures in the jazz world. But as the category names for all five of the band’s Grammy® […]

$49.50 – $59.50

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